Co 791 (Early-Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 57a, p. 46, pl. 6 (J. Kroll)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slight, sparse chipping and cracking along edge. Scattered patches of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 14, no. 46 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Pergamum, Second Century B.C.“?)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Athens
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.75
Obverse Description
Head of Athena in crested Corinthian helmet to right
Reverse Description
Owl standing facing; in right field, a wreath
Reverse Inscription
Around owl, Α|Θ-Ε
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 791 (Early-Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0791>